Origin of chant
OTHER WORDS FROM chantchant·a·ble, adjectivechant·ing·ly, adverbhalf-chanted, adjectiveun·chant·ed, adjective
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How to use chant in a sentence
The heaving bodies, the smashed glass, the chants, the rants — all of those are the easily identifiable markers of civil unrest that we see when CNN covers Belarus, or apparently, Washington.Many of the images from the Capitol riot showed the terror. One highlighted the smugness.|Monica Hesse|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
If he were in the familiar, comfortable confines of the American Airlines Center in downtown Dallas, the cheers and chants would have made complete sense.
Wall smiled and wiggled his shoulders in celebration before stepping to the free throw line and completing the four-point play as chants of “M-V-P” rang down from the crowd.The greatest moments of John Wall’s decade with the Wizards|Scott Allen|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
When a building manager attempted to explain the limit, the crowd shouted him down with chants of “Let us in!”‘We will not allow anyone to stop us’: Day and night, under historic scrutiny, the nation’s vote counters carried on|Amy Gardner, Reis Thebault, Hannah Knowles, Michelle Lee|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
In another video, the moms sang a common protest chant to the tune of an old lullaby, crooning, “Hands up, please don’t shoot me,” while facing down police in riot gear.Early members of ‘Wall of Moms’ reflect on where they went wrong as protests in Portland continue|Brooke Henderson|October 6, 2020|Fortune
The owner of the original video of the “dead cops” chant told me it was taken on 32nd Street between 5th and Madison avenues.
The same night the “dead cops” chant was recorded, two police officers were attacked on the Brooklyn Bridge.
A car parked at a red light honked its horn in rhythm with the chant as the crowd passed in front of it.
Some of the marchers began to chant at the anarchists, reminding them that the movement is bigger than them.
Chant: Ve-al kulam, Eloha selichot, selach lanu, mechal lanu, kaper lanu.Jews and Non-Jews Need to Repent for the Sins of the U.S. and Israel|Rabbi Michael Lerner|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
L'Occision des chiens est accoste de la tabagie et de ce qui suyt la tabagie, du chant et des danses.
Hence also the word was particularly used to signify any complaint or lament, or a chant at the burial-service.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
Without pausing in his chant—it happened to be one of triumph—without even looking at her, the leader indicated an empty chair.Hilda|Sarah Jeanette Duncan
The pathos of the chant almost made his listener shrink, so immediate and searching was it.When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete|Gilbert Parker
As for sounds, the silence was unbroken save by the chant of the telegraph wires and the crying of the plovers on the waste.Tales and Fantasies|Robert Louis Stevenson